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Rescuers Comb Scene of Malaysian Plane Crash

July 18, 2014 9:38 am | by Peter Leonard, Associated Press | News | Comments

A Malaysian jetliner shot from the sky by what U.S. intelligence officials believe was a surface-to-air missile scattered wreckage and bodies across the Ukrainian countryside, leaving investigators scrambling Friday to figure out what happened ...

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Fuji Heavy to Recall Subaru Legacy Cars

July 18, 2014 9:26 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd. said Thursday it is recalling 10,143 Subaru Legacy sedans with turbo-charged engines sold in Japan to fix a programming fault that could cause engine damage. In a report filed with the transport ...   

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GM Has Replaced 491K Ignition Switches

July 18, 2014 9:20 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

General Motors says it has replaced faulty ignition switches on just under 20 percent of 2.6 million small cars that are being recalled. The company has repaired just over 491,000 cars that are covered by the recall announced in February ...

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Land Rover's LR4 Updated for Fuel Efficiency

July 18, 2014 9:16 am | by Ann M. Job, Associated Press | News | Comments

Land Rover's capable and rugged LR4 mid-size sport utility vehicle is more fuel efficient for 2014 and has refreshed exterior front styling and new standard features such as rearview camera. But thankfully, the upper-crust ambience of this ...

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Axed Nokia X Phones Suffered from Lack of Identity

July 18, 2014 12:22 am | by Anick Jesdanun, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

The Nokia X phones that Microsoft discontinued this week blend two rival operating systems, but leave out the best of each. As a result, the devices didn't become a runaway hit as Nokia's low-cost answer to serving emerging markets ...  

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Longtime Apple Director Steps Down from Board

July 17, 2014 7:21 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

One of the most trusted advisers to late Apple CEO Steve Jobs is retiring from the iPhone maker's board of directors. Bill Campbell's departure after 17 years on Apple Inc.'s board cleared the way for the company to appoint Susan Wagner ...

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At the Expense of All Else

July 17, 2014 4:53 pm | by Alan Nicol, Executive Member, AlanNicolSolutions | Blogs | Comments

I would never want to believe that a business, operated by intelligent and moral people, could sacrifice quality, and even ethics, to produce a product and complete a sale. Yet recently, I witnessed a business that was so desperate to make a ...

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Treating Pipelines Like Patients

July 17, 2014 4:45 pm | by Chris Fox, Editor | Articles | Comments

Engineering these days has a tendency to cross disciplines more than ever. Decades ago, companies started using medical technologies (radiography to be exact) to inspect solid structures and mechanical parts ...      

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Photos of the Day: Underwater X-Ray System Inspects Pipelines

July 17, 2014 4:44 pm | by Chris Fox, Editor | News | Comments

Since bringing an entire pipeline system into a lab for inspection is impossible, engineers have combined the know-how of GE Healthcare, GE Oil & Gas, BP, and the applied marine technology company, Oceaneering International, to safely inspect ...

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Metric Right-Angle Hypoid Gearmotor Line

July 17, 2014 4:24 pm | by PD&D Staff | Bison Gear And Engineering Corp. | Product Releases | Comments

Bison Gear and Engineering has launched a metric complement to all standard inch PowerSTAR part numbers across all ratios and motor options. This will provide better mounting for metric equipment, and open up ...

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Sitara AM437x Processors for Industrial Connectivity

July 17, 2014 4:10 pm | by PD&D Staff | Texas Instruments, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Texas Instruments has announced the new Sitara AM437x processor family that integrates support for industrial protocols for both automation and industrial drives and includes new features such as dual camera for ...

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Small Alarm for Multiple Applications

July 17, 2014 3:59 pm | by PD&D Staff | Transducer-Usa, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Transducers USA has annouced the model TRIP-1500PR alarm for outdoor and mobile applications. Suitable for gate alerts, area intrusions, mobile sirens, and rail alerts, a small integrated mounting bracket is packaged as ...

Fully Functioning Rapid Prototype Parts

July 17, 2014 2:51 pm | Videos | Comments

Synergeering Group, LLC is a direct service provider of their exclusive, RapidNylon; large, fully functioning rapid prototype parts, produced directly from your CAD in just days. RapidNylon prototype parts are used during development phases ...

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Memo from Microsoft CEO Announcing Job Cuts

July 17, 2014 1:31 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Microsoft announced Thursday that it will cut up to 18,000 jobs, or about 14 percent of its staff. CEO Satya Nadella, who took the job in February, delivered the news to staff in a memo that Microsoft released publicly. Here's the text of that memo ...

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NASA Begins Engine Test Project for Space Launch System Rocket

July 17, 2014 1:18 pm | by NASA | News | Comments

Engineers have taken a crucial step in preparing to test parts of NASA's Space Launch System rocket that will send humans to new destinations in the solar system. They installed on Thursday an RS-25 engine on the A-1 Test Stand at the ...

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